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Homosexuality: Nature or Choice? A Review of Scientific and Moral Facts

Epigraph: Do they seek a religion other than Allah’s, while to Him submits whosoever is in the heavens and the earth, willingly or unwillingly, and to Him shall they be…

Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. Darek Fidyka, who was paralysed…

Sex ‘emerged in ancient Scottish lake’

By Rebecca Morelle, Science Correspondent, BBC News Scientists believe they have discovered the origin of copulation. An international team of researchers says a fish called Microbrachius dickiis the first-known animal to stop…

Breakthrough device heralds future of cancer detection

1 drop of blood & 60 minutes: Early cancer detection can save millions of lives but current diagnostic methods remain costly and invasive. However, a new startup is developing a…

Rationality, Fear, Hype and Response to Ebola

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times October 16, 2014 “We have nothing to fear but fear itself,” are the famous words of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt,…

(Ebola?) The US Is Suffering From An STD Epidemic

businessinsider.com: Infectious diseases seem to come and go, sometimes causing scary outbreaks, while other times seeming to disappear. But some infectious pathogens are always with us, lurking just below the…

WHO: New Ebola Cases Could Be Up To 10,000 Per Week In 2 Months

GENEVA (AP) — The death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent and there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week in two months, the…

Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts: NIH Director

By Sam Stein BETHESDA, Md. — As the federal government frantically works to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and as it responds to a second diagnosis of the disease at home,…

First Ebola transmission in U.S.: Texas healthcare worker tests positive

The Muslim Times Tagline: Ebola is here to show the Muslims, Christians, Jews and others that we are all one and in same boat. May God keep us safe. Ameen! (CNN) –…

‘Giant leap’ to type 1 diabetes cure

By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website Scientists were able to transform stem cells into insulin-producing beta cells Continue reading the main story in BBC Related Stories Bionic pancreas:…

Coffee Genes

How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day? Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much…

How the world’s health organizations failed to stop the Ebola disaster

A Perfect Storm…. Possible Pandemic By 2015… CDC Director: ‘A Scene Out Of Dante… WHO: ‘We Could Have Responded Faster’… Mothers Afraid To Touch Their Children… Hopes Pinned On Radical…

Loss of smell may be predictor of death in elderly

Being unable to smell bacon frying may be far more dire than simply missing out on one of life’s pleasures. In older adults, it could be a predictor of increased…

Chimps with tools: Wild ape culture caught on camera

Lead researcher on the chimp study, Dr Catherine Hobaiter, explains how the new type of tool use spread through the group of animals Continue reading or see the video in…

Evolution Battle Engulfs Texas Board Of Education All Over Again

Source: Huffington Post  | By WILL WEISSERT AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The long-simmering battle over teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended…

Does the human eye prove that God exists?

The Telegraph: Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye? When the body of Dr…

Murder ‘comes naturally’ to chimpanzees

Epigraph: But his mind induced him (Kane) to kill his brother (Able), so he killed him and became one of the losers. Then Allah sent a raven which scratched in…

Every Thing You Wanted to Know about Honey, Bees and Religion

Epigraph: And thy Lord has inspired the bee, saying, ‘Make thou houses in the hills and in the trees and in the trellises which they build. Then eat of every…

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